Kevin Owens was on Edge & Christian’s Podcast of Awesomeness where he spoke about how he felt about his Universal Championship reign and working with the McMahon family.

On winning the Universal Championship:

“To me, I thought that was it. I’m like, ‘alright, I’m the Universal Champion, so, clearly, this was going to, like, solidify me as the top guy that I’ve always wanted to be.’ But I don’t think it really did. It didn’t turn out to be what I was hoping. Like, it didn’t turn out to be this thing that would make me a top guy, the way like I felt that it would.”

On his storyline with Jericho:

“The whole storyline with Jericho helped me get near where I needed to go, but then I felt like I hit a little… I kind of plateaued in a way. [Edge] said [he] enjoyed that series of matches with AJ, and I’m glad you did, and, hopefully, a lot of people did as well, but I don’t know if I did. I don’t know if I can say that I did, to be honest. I don’t know if I was putting out my best stuff at the time.”

On working with the McMahon family:

“Once that [angle with Styles] ended and I transitioned into that thing with Shane, I did feel like, ‘oh man, working with Shane is a big deal.’ And then, Vince throwing himself into the mix, I knew that that’s as big as it gets. Not that many people get to do that with Vince, especially nowadays. If you look at the last five, six years, there hasn’t been that many people who got to physically assault Vince in the way that I did, so, obviously, I knew that was a big deal and I did think, ‘maybe this is what I’ve been waiting for’ and so far it feels like that was it. Now, I feel like things have kind of been taken to a new level for me since that happened and I’m going try to run with it as [well] as I can.”

On his experience with Mr. McMahon:

“It felt like a huge deal, and, at the time, like, even doing it. I knew something was going to happen with Vince for a couple of days beforehand. I wasn’t sure what it was exactly, so we ironed out everything that day, but when it happened, when I actually went through with it, it was just so surreal. Like, that’s the thing about me and I’ve said this in interviews and stuff like that and I’ve told a lot of people that I never lost, like, I never stopped being a fan of WWE and I’ve been a huge fan since I was 11 years old.” Owens said, “I’m just still such a fan, so to get to do that with Vince McMahon, forget about it. It was incredible! It’s something in my [pro wrestling] career that I’ll never forget.”

With H/T to WrestlingInc for the transcription.

If you want to see a flashback to the appearance by Vince McMahon on ‘Smackdown Live‘ where Owens took him down in a brutal attack, check out the following insane video!

Kevin Owens brutally attacks Mr. McMahon: SmackDown LIVE, Sept. 12, 2017

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